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[audio]Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
Librivox recording of Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) is Thomas Hardy's fourth novel and offers in ample measure the details of English rural life that Hardy so relished. Hardy's growing taste for tragedy is also evident in the novel. It first appeared, anonymously, as a monthly magazine serial, where it gained a wide readership and critical acclaim...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; English literature; Thomas Hardy; Far From the Madding Crowd; rural life; tragedy
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[audio]Deadwood Dick Jr. Branded - Edward L. Wheeler
LibriVox recording of Deadwood Dick Jr. Branded by Edward L. Wheeler. Read in English by MaryAnn; Jia Jia Yong; Arnold "Deadwood Dick", the straight shooting, hard riding hero of the dime novel series "Deadwood Dick" takes on train robbers and other villans in this rip-snotrin', tale of the old west. Deadwood Dick has made his way through many dangerous escapdes before this, but has he met his match this time? Why is there a horseshoe brand burned into this chest? Will he save the heroine? List...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
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[audio]The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
LibriVox recording of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. Read by Cori Samuel. A children's classic, this is the story of Rat and Mole, who have many adventures both on and off their beloved river, with their friends Toad and Badger. This version has been read in a whisper and is perfect for night-time listening in a quiet room. The low volume is intentional! (Summary by Cori Samuel) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; wind in the willows; mole; rat; toad; badger
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[audio]The Birthplace - Henry James
LibriVox recording of 'The Birthplace' by Henry James. Read by Nicholas Clifford Neither the name of Shakespeare nor that of Stratford appears directly in this short piece by James, and yet both are absolutely central to his plot. The story has to do with Mr. and Mrs. Gedge, tempted away from a dreary northern town library, which he runs, to become the wardens – caretakers and tour guides – of the house where the greatest writer of the English language was born, and in which he grew up...
Keywords: Audiobook; LibriVox; Fiction; Shakespeare; tourist
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[audio]The Iron Heel - Jack London
LibriVox recording of The Iron Heel, by Jack London. Read by Matt Soar. The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in 1908. It chronicles the rise of an oligarchic tyranny in the United States. It is arguably the novel in which Jack London's socialist views are most explicitly on display. A forerunner of soft science fiction novels and stories of the 1960s and 1970s, the book stresses future changes in society and politics while paying much less attention ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; jack london; iron heel; science fiction
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[audio]The Efficiency Expert - Edgar Rice Burroughs
LibriVox recording of The Efficiency Expert by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by Delmar H. Dolbier Our hero, Jimmy Torrance, Jr., has a hard time finding suitable employment after a brilliant (athletically, at least) college career, despite all kinds of assistance from his friends in the underworld and the wealthy and sophisticated young woman with whom he falls in love. Set in contemporary America, mostly Chicago, this 1921 short novel is one of a handful of Burrough’s works that does not take us...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; 1921; Chicago; novel
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[audio]Evelina - Fanny Burney
In this epistolary novel, we find a young woman named Evelina, who was raised in rural seclusion until her eighteenth year because of her uncertain parentage. Through a series of harrowing and humorous events that take place in London and an English resort town, Evelina learns how to navigate the complex layers of 18th century society and earn the love of a distinguished and honorable nobleman. This comedy of manners often satirizes the society in which it is set; Evelina is a significant precur...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; epistolary fiction; romance
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[audio]The Angel of Terror - Edgar Wallace
LibriVox recording of The Angel of Terror by Edgar Wallace, read by Allyson Hester Beautiful Jean Briggerland is the epitome of evilness in this twisting and turning thriller. She plots many different ways to steal her new victim's riches including lies and murder. Only Jack Glover the lawyer of Jean's most recent victim, is aware of her true nature. Can he stop her crime spree and bring her to justice before she murders her way to wealth and happiness? Don't count on it! Page after page offers ...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; mystery; horror; Edgar Wallace
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[audio]The 9/11 Commission Report - The 9/11 Commission
9/11 Commission Report, formally titled Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, is the official report of the events leading up to the September 11, 2001 attacks. It was prepared by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (informally sometimes known as the "9/11 Commission" or the "Kean/Zelikow Commission") at the request of the President of the United States and Congress...
Keywords: librivox; 9/11 report; terrorism; terrorist attack on US; history
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[audio]Gulliver of Mars - Edwin L. Arnold
LibriVox recording of Gulliver of Mars, by Edwin L. Arnold. Read by James Christopher. This escapist novel first published in 1905 as Lieutenant Gullivar Jones: His Vacation follows the exploits of American Navy Lieutenant Gulliver Jones, a bold, if slightly hapless, hero who is magically transported to Mars; where he almost outwits his enemies, almost gets the girl, and almost saves the day. Somewhat of a literary and chronological bridge between H.G...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; sword and planet; sci-fi; science fiction; mars
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[audio]Love's Shadow - Ada Leverson
LibriVox recording of Love's Shadow by Ada Leverson. Read in English by Helen Taylor The first in a trilogy of books known together as 'The Little Ottleys', this is a sparkling social comedy set in Edwardian London. Ada Leverson was a great friend and staunch supporter of Oscar Wilde and shared his love for sharp, witty writing. Like Wilde, her work is characterised by a wonderful ear for dialogue and deft characterization...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; marriage; comedy of manners; family life; london
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[audio]The Hermit of ---- Street - Anna Katharine Green
LibriVox recording of The Hermit of ---- Street by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Laura Victoria Delight Hunter spends her days looking out of her window at her handsome but very mysterious and reclusive next door neighbor. She walks straight into a mystery when one day a fire starts in one of the upper rooms of his house and she dashes over to warn him, only to have him lock her in with instructions to let no one else in...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Mystery
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[audio]Grotesques and Fantasies - Israel Zangwill
LibriVox recording of Grotesques and Fantasies by Israel Zangwill. Read in English by Mike Pelton; Arie; John Van Stan; ToddHW; Sandra; Lynne Thompson; Tim Quinn; Greg Giordano; Lucy Perry; Matthew Nerger A set of often funny, sometimes tragic stories by Israel Zangwill. Most famous for his scathingly accurate portrayals of the Jewish ghetto, these stories have a wider stage, poking fun at social conventions and society itself, both high and low...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; satire; tragedy; fantasy; short stories; humour; black comedy
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[audio]A London Life - Henry James
LibriVox recording of A London Life by Henry James. Read in English by Deborah Percy. A devoted sister attempts to check her sibling's scandalous behavior in the world of British high society. A delightful comedy of Anglo-American manners and a fascinating glimpse of late Victorian London. Summary by Deborah Percy. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this reco...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
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[audio]A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol (full title: A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas) is a Victorian morality tale of an old and bitter miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, who undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of one evening. (Summary from Wikipedia) Read by Glen Hallstrom. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; fiction; christmas; charles dickens; scrooge; tiny tim; cratchett; ghosts
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[audio]Paradise Lost - John Milton
LibriVox recording of Paradise Lost by John Milton. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland. As Vergil had surpassed Homer by adapting the epic form to celebrate the origin of the author’s nation, Milton developed it yet further to recount the origin of the human race itself and, in particular, the origin of and the remedy for evil; this is what he refers to as “things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme.” After a statement of its purpose, the poem plunges, like its epic predecessors, into t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; philosophy; Christianity; biblical
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[audio]Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, vol 1,translated by Bernadotte Perrin. - Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus
LibriVox recording of Plutarch's "Parallel Lives of the Ancient Greeks and Romans, translated by Bernadotte Perrin, and read by LibriVox volunteers. Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audio Books; biography; history; ancient history; Greece; Rome; Greek history; Roman history; Plutarch
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[audio]The Phoenix and the Carpet - E. Nesbit
LibriVox recording of The Phoenix and the Carpet by E. Nesbit. Read in English by Helen Taylor.Five children discover a mysterious egg in their new nursery carpet - an egg which hatches into a magical talking Phoenix! The carpet is a magic one and takes them on all sorts of adventures which never quite turn out as planned... (Summary by Helen Taylor)For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fantasy; children's fiction; E. Nesbit
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[audio]The Benefactress - Elizabeth von Arnim
LibriVox recording of The Benefactress by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read in English by Helen Taylor Anna Estcourt, twenty-five and beautiful, is the penniless ward of her distant brother and his exasperating wife. Turning down all offers of marriage, scornful at the thought of leaning on a man for help and comfort, she thinks only of the independence which seems an impossible dream. But out of the blue Uncle Joachim, her mother's brother, leaves her a handsome property in Germany...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; romantic comedy
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[audio]The Moon and the Sixpence - W. Somerset Maugham
LibriVox recording of The Moon and the Sixpence, by W. Somerset Maugham. Read by Termin Dyan. This Maugham novel is based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told by the narrator as he gradually comes to know the main character Charles Strickland, a middle aged stock broker. We follow Strickland from the point where he abruptly abandons his wife and children to become an artist, through his life in Paris and Marseille to Tahiti, where he eventually dies of leprosy...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Gauguin, artist
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[audio]The Financier - Theodore Dreiser
LibriVox recording of The Financier, by Theodore Dreiser. Read by Richard Kilmer. In Philadelphia, Frank Cowperwood, whose father is a banker, makes his first money by buying cheap soaps on the market and selling it back with profit to a grocer. Later, he gets a job in Henry Waterman & Company, and leaves it for Tighe & Company. He also marries an affluent widow, in spite of his young age. Over the years, he starts embezzling municipal funds...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction
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[audio]Wodehouse in the Strand - Short Story Collection - P. G. Wodehouse
LibriVox recording of Wodehouse in the Strand - Short Story Collection by P. G. Wodehouse. Read in English by Seth Dresser; Kara Shallenberg; Jennifer Dorr; dgulino; KirksVoice; asterix; Marc Rasi; P. J. Morgan; Shakira Searle; Gordon MacKay This is a collection of P.G. Wodehouse's short stories published in The Strand from 1918 to 1922. (kirk202) Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE (15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975) was an English humorist, whose body of work includes novels, short stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; short story
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[audio]The Regent - Arnold Bennett
LibriVox recording of The Regent by Arnold Bennett. Read by Andy Minter. 'The Regent' is, if not a sequel to 'The Card', then a 'Further Adventures of' the eponymous hero of that novel. Denry Machin is now forty-three and begins to feel that he is getting old, that making money and a happy home life are not enough and that he has lost his touch as the entrepreneur and entertainer of the 'Five Towns'...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; fiction
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[audio]Rupert of Hentzau - Anthony Hope
LibriVox recording of Rupert of Hentzau, by Anthony Hope. Read by Andy Minter. This is the sequel to 'The Prisoner of Zenda'. Five years have passed. The King has become jealous of Rudolf Rassendyll and suspicious of the queen (Flavia)'s feelings towards him. Flavia decides that this must be the last year in which she sends to Rudolf the single red rose that betokens her love, and therefore she also sends via Fritz von Tarlenheim, her letter of good-bye...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; adventure; romance; hope
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[audio]The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Part 1 - ancientmariner
English poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge Read by Your Teacher from Learn English Online
Keywords: The rime of the ancient mariner; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; your teacher; learn english; english poetry
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[audio]Canessa Poetry October 18, 2008
Canessa Gallery 708 Montgomery St. San Francisco, CA www.canessa.org October 18, 2008, 8pm event Curated by Erica Lewis Featuring the works of: David Brazil Rob Halpern Stephen Ratcliffe Of the essence or fleeting moment, how do you document time? Poets David Brazil, Rob Halpern, and Stephen Ratcliffe make like sand through the hourglass and muse on the hour and minute in this fourth installation of the Canessa Gallery Reading Series...
Keywords: Canessa; poetry; San Francisco; David Brazil; Rob Halpern; Stephen Ratcliffe
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[audio]The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope
Librivox recording of The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope. Read by Andy Minter The Prisoner of Zenda tells the story of Rudolf Rassendyll, an English gentleman on holiday in Ruritania, a country not a thousand miles from Bavaria. There, by reason of his resemblance to the King of Ruritania he becomes involved in saving the King’s Life and his Throne from the King’s dastardly brother and his allies...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Zenda; Hope
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[audio]One of My Sons - Anna Katharine Green
LibriVox recording of One of My Sons by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Laura Victoria A young girl frantically summons a gentleman walking by on the street to come in and help her grandfather. Arthur Outhwaite answers her cry for help only to find himself as the last person to see her grandfather alive and left with the admonishment from the dying man to deliver a letter to someone, and to that person only...
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[audio]The Calico Cat (Version 2) - Charles Miner Thompson
LibriVox recording of The Calico Cat, by Charles Miner Thompson. Read by Mark F. Smith. The consequences of letting your irritation get the better of you are humorously portrayed in this story of a self-important man who fires a shotgun at an annoying cat on his fence.. and hits a man skulking in the bushes. What did the cat do to enrage him? Why was the man in the bushes? And how can the whole matter be covered up and done away with before the neighbors start gossiping? (Summary by Mark F...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; calico; cat; enragement; frustration; humor; gossip
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[audio]Tono-Bungay - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of Tono-Bungay, by H. G. Wells. Tono-Bungay is a realist semi-autobiographical novel. It is narrated by George Ponderevo, a science student who is drafted in to help with the promotion of Tono-Bungay, a harmful stimulant disguised as a miraculous cure-all, the creation of his uncle Edward. The quack remedy Tono-Bungay seems to have been based upon the patent medicines Carter's Little Liver Pills and Dr...
Keywords: Fiction; literature; H. G. Wells; patent medicine; quack medicine; Librivox; audiobook
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[audio]The Wisdom of Father Brown - G. K. Chesterton
Librivox recording of The Wisdom of Father Brown, by G. K. Chesterton Read by Martin Clifton This is the second of five books of short stories about G. K. Chestertons fictional detective, first published in 1914. Father Brown is a short, nondescript Catholic Priest with shapeless clothes and a large umbrella who has an uncanny insight into human evil. His methods, unlike those of his near contemporary Sherlock Holmes, although based on observation of details often unnoticed by others, tended to ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; recording; the wisdom of father brown
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[audio]The Filigree Ball - Anna Katharine Green
LibriVox recording of The Filigree Ball by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Carolin Ksr [The Moore House] was standing when Washington was a village. It antedates the Capitol and the White House. Built by a man of wealth, it bears to this day the impress of the large ideas and quiet elegance of colonial times; but the shadow which speedily fell across it made it a marked place even in those early days...
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[audio]Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
LibriVox recording of Anna Karenina, written by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Nathan Haskell Dole and read by MaryAnn Spiegel. Two love stories are set against the backdrop of high society in Tsarist Russia. Anna awakes from a loveless marriage to find herself drawn irresistibly to the dashing cavalry officer, Count Vronsky. Levin struggles with self-esteem, and even flees to the country, before gaining courage to return and offer himself to the beautiful and pure Kitty...
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[audio]The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - Anne Bronte
Librivox recording of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë. Read by Andrea, Deb Bacon-Ziegler, Psuke Bariah, bccme, Laura Caldwell, Robin Cotter, Michelle Crandall, Susie G., Gesine, Wina Hathaway, Larysa Jaworski, Laura Koskinen, Marie Manis, Melissa, Alison Raouf, Maire Rhode, Ana Simão, J. M. Smallheer. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, the second and final novel by Anne Brontë, is concerned with the story of a woman who leaves her abusive, dissolute husband, and who must then support her...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Tenant of Wildfell Hall; Anne Brontë; Gilbert Markham; Mrs. Helen Graham
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[audio]Black Amazon of Mars (Version 3) - Leigh Douglass Brackett
LibriVox recording of Black Amazon of Mars (Version 3) by Leigh Douglass Brackett. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland In his final adventure on Mars, Eric John Stark acquires a relic of an ancient Martian hero, a gem or lens which is believed to be the key to the strength of Kushat, the city that guards the Gates of Death in the frozen north. A brief inspection of the artifact plunges Stark into the mind of its creator, where he sees, through those long-dead eyes, the unutterably ancient, bea...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; adventure; space opera; planetary romance
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[audio]Castle Richmond - Anthony Trollope
LibriVox recording of Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Simon EversSet against the background of the Irish famine in the 1840’s, the novel tells of the tangled relationships between Clara Desmond, Herbert Fitzgerald and his cousin Owen Fitzgerald. Clara – whose previously ‘great’ family is almost bankrupt – is initially attracted to Owen, but whose dissolute lifestyle is a handicap...
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[audio]The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner - George-Gunther Freiherr von Forstner
LibriVox recording of The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner, by George-Gunther Freiherr von Forstner. Read by Sue Anderson. The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner is a graphic account of WWI submarine warfare. Forstner was the commander of German U-boat U-28. His journal, first published 1916, gives a gritty picture of daily life inside a submarine and details several torpedo attacks on Allied shipping...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; history; memoirs; sea stories; war stories
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[audio]The Courage of Marge O'Doone - James Oliver Curwood
LibriVox recording of The Courage of Marge O'Doone by James Oliver Curwood. Read in English by Natalie Paula; Fiddlesticks; Ann Kirkpatrick; Mike Pelton; Jairus Amar; Jules HawrylukDavid Raine is travelling, trying to escape his own memories. On the train he meets Father Rolland, who invites him North, to a world of "mystery and savage glory", to help him find himself again. On the same train, he meets a mysterious woman searching for a man named Michael O'Doone...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; adventure; canadian fiction
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[audio]The Unclassed - George Gissing
LibriVox recording of The Unclassed by George Gissing. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; geoffbl; beyondutopia; Sally Ireland; Anusha Iyer; mrnmrz72 The Unclassed tells the story of two friends who are aspiring authors living in the London of the late 19th century. Both of them fall in love. Both believe in social change but do not know how to bring it about. Both are sceptical about the values of their times...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; love story; Victorian novel; realist fiction; social novel; femenist fiction
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[audio]A Christmas Carol (version 6) - Charles Dickens
LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Read by Kara Shallenberg The tale begins on a Christmas Eve exactly seven years after the death of Ebenezer Scrooge's business partner. Scrooge has no place in his life for kindness, compassion, charity or benevolence. He hates Christmas, calling it "humbug", refuses his nephew Fred's dinner invitation, and rudely turns away two gentlemen who seek a donation from him to provide a Christmas dinner for the Poor.....
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; holiday; Christmas; ghost story; literature; Charles Dickens; A Christmas Carol; Ebenezer Scrooge; Tiny Tim; Jacob Marley
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[audio]The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens
LibriVox recording of The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens. Recording by Alan Chant. The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. It is a mystery indeed; the serial novel was just half completed at the time of Dickens' death - leading to much speculation on how it might have ended. The novel is named after Edwin Drood, one of the characters, but it mostly tells the story of his uncle, a choirmaster named John Jasper, who is in love with his pupil, Rosa Bud...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; dickens; edwin drood; unfinished
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[audio]Silas Marner - George Eliot
LibriVox recording of Silas Marner by George Eliot. Read by Tadhg Reputed as Eliot’s favourite novel Silas Marner is set in the early years of the 19th century. Marner, a weaver, is a member of a small congregation in Lantern Yard. Falsely accused of a crime he didn’t commit, he leaves his home and lives a solitary life near the village of Raveloe. Dedicating his life to weaving and hoarding gold for the next fifteen years, circumstances beyond his control shape his destiny and help to resto...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; English literature; George Eliot; fiction; religion; Weaver; Ravaloe; Miser; Eppie; Stone Pits
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[audio]The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
LibriVox recording of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. The novel tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Dorian’s beauty and becomes infatuated with him, believing his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil’s, and becomes enthralled by Lord Henry’s world view...
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[audio]Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson
Librivox recording of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland and travelled extensively in California and the south Pacific...
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[audio]Mike: A Public School Story - P. G. Wodehouse
LibriVox recording of Mike: A Public School Story, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Debra Lynn. This novel introduces the characters Mike Jackson and Psmith, who are featured in several of Wodehouse’s later works. It shows how the two characters first met each other as teenagers at boarding school. As Psmith doesn’t appear until about halfway through this book, it was later released as two separate books, Mike at Wrykyn and Mike and Psmith...
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[audio]Piccadilly Jim - P. G. Wodehouse
Librivox recording of Piccadilly Jim by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by zinniz and garymacf. A young red-head plots to kidnap her irritating cousin with the help of a former boxer, her uncle, and a rogue who has his eye on her. Things don't work out exactly as planned, as criminals, detectives and cases of mistaken identity all get in the way. (Summary by Carrie Bradfield) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
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[audio]Psmith, Journalist - P. G. Wodehouse
LibriVox recording of "Psmith, Journalist" by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Psuke Bariah. Psmith takes over editing a paper while the usual editor is away on vacation. He takes on a local slum lord, and divers alarums ensue. (description by Psuke Bariah) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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[audio]A Damsel in Distress - P. G. Wodehouse
Librivox recording of A Damsel in Distress by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by yazpistachio and Madame Tusk. A Damsel in Distress is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the U.S. on October 4, 1919 by George H. Doran, New York, and in the U.K. by Herbert Jenkins, London, on October 17 1919. It had previously been serialised in The Saturday Evening Post, between May and June that year.Golf-loving American composer George Bevan falls in love with a mysterious young lady who takes refuge in his t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Saturday Evening Post serial 1919; romance; humor; mistaken identity
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[audio]Psmith in the City, by P.G. Wodehouse - P.G. Wodehouse
LibriVox recording of Psmith in the City, by P.G. Wodehouse, from Gutenberg e-text #6753, in the public domain. Recorded by: -chapters 1-3: Kristen McQuillin -chapters 4-6: Neal Foley, the Podchef -chapters 7-9: Kara Shallenberg -chapters 10-12: Chris Goringe -chapters 13-15: Arron Andrade -chapters 16-18: Luke Venediger -chapters 19-21: Eileen -chapters 22-24: Chris Goringe -chapters 25-27: Kara Shallenberg -chapters 28-30: Miette For further information, including links to online text, reader ...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; librivox; wodehouse; humor
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[audio]Deep Lake Mystery - Carolyn Wells
LibriVox recording of Deep Lake Mystery by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Roger Melin Imagine, if you will, a murder committed in a sealed room. A room which has been sealed from the inside, that is, with no possible means of exit, excepting a dangerous plunge through a window into a deep, foreboding lake with swirling eddies and rocks abound. Add to that image a wreath of flowers around the head and across the chest of the victim, a crucifix, an orange, a feather scarf tucked in here and th...
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